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under the 14th amendment of the united states constitution. further, we strongly affirm the religious freedoms of all people as protected by the first amendment." >> it is the responsibility in the history of the naacp to speak up on the civil rights issues of our times. >> reporter: the naacp announcement follows the endorsement by president obama. >> marriage predates politics and all these games we're playing, predates the president and guess what? predates the naacp. >> reporter: the maryland marriage alliance which supports traditional marriage continues to collect signatures on a petition that puts the question to voters. spokesman derek mccoy tells wjz he expects the naacp's decision will actually help the cause of tradition marriage. >> we almost have to thank the president and maybe i need to thank the naacp today because after the president came out in his statements we've gotten more calls and energized people that said you know what? that is not where i stand. they are not speaking for me. where can i not only sign the petition, but can i do a petition drive? >> reporter
of things. he was part of a 14-high-grade terror suspects that the united states had isolated. >> reporter: to avoid his own possible death sentence, majid khan will testify against khalid. that is critical because it could corroborate information khalid provided, but only after being water boarded. >> my thought is that he will be a valuable witness to the united states. >> reporter: because it could be without the legal entanglements of torture. >> reporter: since his admission to plotting the 9/11 attacks, khalid sheikh mohammed says he welcomes the death penalty to become a martyr. >>> a missing terrorist dubbed jihad jane, raised money for recruits for a muslim holy war. mohammed khalid pleaded guilty. police say the ellicott city student met a pennsylvania woman online, who called herself jihad jane. the woman admitted she had plotted to kill a swedish artist, who had offended muslims. >>> it aer -- appears there was a deal to end the diplomatic crisis over chen guang chang. manuel gallegus has the latest. >> reporter: chinese activist chen guang chang may be heading to the u.s. gipl
in the entire united states. >> reporter: right now the casino has 3200 machines. there's the high rollers and the one penny. this is the five dollar machine. we're going to put in a couple of credits, spin it and see if i have any luck. i won 10 bucks. the casino has dozens of electronic table games. instead of using chips, you use your fingers to select the number you hope will win. nothing. like most casinos the food is cooking with chef's recipes. what's different about your buffet? >> the quality of the food and people. >> reporter: this is the executive chef. >> i'm proud of everything we're serving. >> reporter: a handful of other restaurants will open next week as well as cocktail bars. they are creating a lot of jobs. 1500 permanent workers plus thousands of construction workers already working on phase two and that's going to add another 1300 machines. this is a big, big place. reporting life -- live tonight adam may wjz news. >> two men jumped on the field at the park. they are each given a 500- dollar fine and ordered to perform community service. streaking on the field has bee
the united states and russia, with the new french president. this is his first time -- the first time on the world stage. so you know, we're not going to be able to see that. but the most interesting stuff is going on up in those mountains. and it's also important for the president, politically. this is an election year. >> is an election year. and you know, he's going to take everything that he accomplished here at the g8 summit and do a back-to-back summit. he heads to nato. this town will get back to normal. all of these g8 leaders head to chicago for the nato summit. most will leave tomorrow night. back to you. >> all right. thank you, mary and mike. stay with wjz for complete coverage, as world leaders arrive for the summit. and coming up at 6:30, mary will continue to report from camp david. and vic carter will report from the white house. >>> murders, multiple shootings and now mass arrests. it's one of the largest roundup of suspects in recent baltimore history. alex demetrick reports, drugs and revenge hits cycle the violence. >> reporter: dorian kest was stabbed to death. th
with the death, but so far, they have not been charged. >>> japan and turkey join the united states in expelling syrian diplomat. they are meeting to discuss how to stop the bloodshed. >> reporter: syrians gathered in the streets to bury another victim of the violence. now spinning out of control. wednesday, united nations observers discovered 13 more bodies, apparently shot execution-style. that follows the massacre of more than 100 people in houla last week. u.n. investigators say the syrian government is responsible. the security council met wednesday to talk about what action to take against syrian president bashir alassad. >> the syrian government has made commitments. it has blaat any timely vi -- tatantly -- violated those commitments. and there should be consequences. >> reporter: white house officials say although military options against syria are on the table, for now, they're increasing the diplomatic pressure on thes as-- the assad regime. >> reporter: they are putting new sanctions on a key syrian bank. and dipromat -- diplomats have been given 22 hours to leave the u.s. >> they ha
to blow up a jetliner headed to the united states. john miller has the latest on the investigation. he once said g.m. should go bankrupt. now mitt romney is claiming credit for saving the company. we'll talk to political director john dickerson. the immigration mess. bill whitaker with american children forced to move to a foreign land. >> i was scared. i was shocked. i was nervous. >> pelley: and byron pitts with a former crook now doing the lord's work. >> i used to love money and use people. now i love people and use money. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. there are late-breaking developments this evening in that alleged bomb plot in which al qaeda allegedly tried to put a bomb on an airplane bound for the united states. the "new york times", the s
be anywhere in the united states. and we are extremely concerned for the safety of the girls. >> reporter: the fbi will intensify its search again for adam mayes. he is suspected of killing judge an baines and her daughter adrian in their bedroom. and then kidnapping the other two girls. mayes' mother-in-law says he believed he was their father and was obsessed with them. >> my daughter said he lived, sleeps, eat and breathes nothing but these two children. >> reporter: charges of -- were upgraded to murder for terese a. according to documents, she said both murders were directly part of the kidnapping of alexandria, and caria. and that she drove both bodies to union county, mississippi. that's where mayes was seen last, caught on surveillance video at a convenience store. >> reporter: investigators again searched the area around mayes' mississippi home wednesday but say he could be hiding anywhere am. >> i must emphasize that mayes awps has ties to texas, north carolina, south carolina, florida. >> the reward for information leading to mayes or the girls has grown to $175,000. >> to adam
attacks on the united states, including the failed christmas tay bombing in 2009. -- day bombing in 2009. and the attempted bombing of cargo planes in 2010. >> reporter: even as the fbi takes apart this new and improved bomb, officials say there are no immediate plans to change airport security screening. at the white house, randall pinkston, wjz eyewitness news. >> once federal averages are able to recreate the new underwear bomb, they will test it out to see how destructive it could be. and if it could get through airport security. >>> well, some early rain gives way to a mix of sun and clouds. let's take a live look outside right now. are we done with the rain for the night? and did we get enough to make up our deficit or get close anyway? wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist tim williams ask bob turk are updating the first warning forecast. >>> we are five inches below normal. we're not going to make up a deficit for a couple more months. but we'll get more rain tonight. moving in nicely from the west and southwest. some areas could see easily, quarter to ha
governor and back to being president of the united states of america. >> not only is security extremely diet on the ground, the air space above camp david is restricted. and of course, it's being monitored closely with so many world leaders at that site. i'm vic cashtder. back to you. >> back here in thurmont, local authorities are bracing for protestors. they are prepared for large- scale demonstrations. but at this point, they're not sure how many people will show up. back to you. >> all right. thank you, mary. and stay with wjz for complete coverage as world leader comes to maryland for the g-8 summit. our coverage will continue friday, with mary and vic reporting from the white house. >>> a nationwide manhunt is under way for the chicago man, accused of killing his newlywed bride. police say they have received more than 100 tips in their search for arnaldo jimenez. he was married to estrella carerra at chicago's city hall last friday. now, two days later, carerra was found stabbed to death in her bathtub. police say she was still wearing the dress she was married in. >>> a biologist
relief. >> one was allowed by the united states to go visit his dying brother. and we were hoping that the cubans would do a resip rickol kind of thing by allowing allen to see his mother, who was 90 and dying of lung cancer. >> reporter: evelyn gross made an emotional plea to cuban president raul castro last year, for the release of her son. >> i get up in the morning. the first thing on my mind is allen. last thing when i go to bed is allen. >> reporter: allen gross's request to be released to see his dying mom have been repeatedly denied. >> wjz spoke with the state department official who could not say if the u.s. is negotiating with cuba for gross's release. >>> a beautiful, sunny, pleasant friday. a live look outside now. this is exactly what spring should feel like. so will it continue for a while? wjz is live with first warning weather coverage. meteorologist tim williams and bob turk are updating these wonderful conditions. bob? >> two thumbs up. looks like an even warmer weekend. radar, absolutely nothing around the region. just totally, totally clear. temperature-wise r
of young men who in 1941 volunteered to save their country, the united states of america. >> reporter: it's often said the tuskegee airmen fought two battles, the war overseas, and back home, the fight against segregation and racism. >> training at the time i finished in 1941. >> reporter: and last month, baltimore county leaders honored two tuskegee airmen for their service and sacrifice. >> the overall message is, if these gentlemen could succeed under the conditions that they had to train under and everything and live under in this country in the 1930s and 1940s, hey, that's a success story. these guys were heroes. they were winners. >> any bitterness about what you experienced? >> well, you have the -- you know, the ugly side you look at. but the good side far exceeds it. >> reporter: kai jackson, wjz eyewitness news. >> now, william broadwater is 87 years old. the other tuskegee airman, cyril liman and lewie are 92. >>> time now for a quick look at some of the stories you'll find in the baltimore sun. near on the shutdown at the sparrows point steel mill. >>> a maryland science proje
of tsunami debris from japan is about to reach the united states. john blackstone is in alaska. and he made these kids a deal-- they kept their end, and and now he's about to make their dreams come true. >> the promise you made these kids 12 years ago was what? captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. police in new york city say they are holding a man who has confessed to the murder of etan patz. the six-year-old boy who vanished without a trace 33
. in wjz's first warning weather team. >>> a new era of space travel here in the united states. >> launch of the space ex falcon 9 rocket. as nasa turns to the private sector to re-supply the international space station. >> the space ex company made history, launching the first- ever commercial supply ship today. heading to the international space station. the unmanned capsule is carrying a rocket that is named dragon, packed with supplies for the i.s.s. nasa is counting on private companies to take up the slack now that the shuttle fleet is retired. >> they need supplies up there. if they don't have them, they're in trouble. >>> unthinkable act. a baby left alone in a hotel room. what police say his mother was doing. >>> caught on tape. a high-speed police chase comes to an end in los angeles. >>> bob turk in the first warning weather center. very summery weekend headed our way. i'll have the first warning five-day forecast. >>> and wjz 13 is always on. here are the top stories on at this hour. for updates on all the day's news, and the updated forecast any time, log onto
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